Badin Lake Campground

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Campsite at Badin Lake CG

Bordering the lakeshore and under the shade of pines and hardwoods, Badin Lake Campground offers a year-round retreat for swimmers, boaters, and anglers. The campground has 34 non-electric sites for tent and camper trailer camping. Some sites are located on the lakeshore. Each site has a table, grill, lantern post, fire ring, and tent pad. There are 4 water spigots for drinking water located in the campground. Flush toilets and showers are located in both the upper and lower loops.  Fee stations are located at the entrance of both loops.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check-in Time is 4:00 pm and Check-out Time is 2:00 pm.
Reservations: Reservations can be made by going to or by calling 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777. Reservations need to be made at least 3 days in advance and can be made up to 240 days in advance.
Fees Single sites are $12 per night and double sites (#6, #20, #28) are $24 per night.  Site #17 is first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. There is a campground host available on site #12. Senior or Access Pass Discounts are:
  1. Single sites = $6 per night
  2. Double sites = $12 per night
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Troy
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets and showers
Operated By: USDA Forest Service, Uwharrie National Forest, phone # (910) 576-6391

General Information


On Hwy 109 North, go to Mullinix Rd. just past Macedonia Church. Turn left (from 109 S. turn right on to Mullinix Rd.) and continue past Horse Camp. Turn right on FR 544 for 1.8 miles, then turn Right onto FR 597 for 0.1 miles. Then turn left on FR 597A. Take the road to  the left leading to Badin Lake Campground (2 loops). Upper loop turns off to the left; lower loop is located at the end of the road.

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Dispersed Camping

RV Camping

RV and trailer camping. No hookups. Host on site.

Hookup - WaterWater spigots located throughout the campground.
Fire InformationFire rings at each site
Size Restrictions40 foot
Hookups - ElectricNone
Dump StationsDump Station with 2 miles.
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel
Hookup - SewerNone
Difficulty Level: Easy

Campground Camping

Tent and Camper trailer camping is accomodated at this campground.  RV trailers can use this campground but there are no hookups.


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